Christi & Family Photo Shoot

We have walked a journey with Christi and her family – we had a fun shoot with them at Noordhoek Common last year as well as a maternity shoot a bit later.

 

Then recently Christi approached us to do a beach shoot in kommetjie. So we managed to have a beautiful day in the lovely little village of Kommetjie! We took photos down by the Lighthouse, which is a popular spot for families to gather and enjoy the scenery.

 

It was wonderful to see how this family has grown in more ways than one. Big thank you Christi for choosing us to be your photographers.

 

Our prayer for you is that you celebrate life to the fullest and that God may grant you many happy, joyful and peaceful times together as a family!

 

Also special thanks to my assistant Mikki.

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Family Photo Shoot – Ursula & Family

A while back I had the opportunity to capture some images in a wonderful outdoor setting of this special family. The photo shoot took place at Imhoff’s Gift – a beautiful little escape from the world.

 

Ursula, Matthew, Lee and Granny made it so easy for me – they are true naturals !

 

Big thank you to Ursula for affording me the privilege.

 

“Today’s little moments become tomorrows precious memories”

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Carrie and Fury at Imhoff Farm

The sun peeked through the clouds, despite  the cold weather on Monday. As I headed off to Imhoff’s Gift to do a photo shoot for Carrie and her gorgeous horse, Fury, I felt a little nervous at the thought of coming face to face with a horse – see, this would be my first  ‘up close and personal’ experience with a horse.

It was such a treat to watch Carrie and Fury – I felt as if I was watching secrets being shared between horse and rider that only they were privy too. Carrie has such a great love for horses and it was written all over her face – in her mannerisms,  her patience, kindness, love and care was visible in all her movements and Fury lapped it up.

Thank you Carrie, for a delightful afternoon. Not only did I enjoy every minute of the photo shoot, but it gave me courage to face my own fear and overcome it.

When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk. He trots the air, the earth sings when he touches it.

~William Shakespeare

 

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Family Shoot – Du Preez

I had a wonderful afternoon taking photos of this beautiful family – thank you for the opportunity and for being so spontaneous! Just loved spending time with you in your warm and inviting home – you are truly a special family!

“Love your family. Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised & today is short.”

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Newborn Photo Shoot – Gary Anthony Sutton

 

Just over a week ago, Mikki and I had a photo shoot with Penny and her family. We were welcomed in warmly and made to feel comfortable. What truly touched me, was the unity between Penny, her husband and the two older brothers. The bond is visible and was felt so strongly by us. Mikki and I happily fitted in with the family and enjoyed every minute of the afternoon. I must commend Penny on being such a gentle mommy – motherhood definitely becomes her. We wish you a wonderful life as a family and especially with little Gary being the latest addition to the family – may God have His hand on all you do.

Lord look down from Heaven above

and touch this special child with love

Protect and guide this little one

till each and every day is done

Remind us often that it’s true

this little life is a gift from you

A miracle you’ve sent our way

Lord, bless this little child today – author unknown

 

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Maternity Shoot – Sonja

A bit more than a month ago my assistant Mikki and I had a maternity shoot with the lovely Sonja at Noordhoek Common – what fun!

 

Sonja and Riaan were expecting their second little one – a boy! It was such a privilege to spend the time with her!

 

Big thanks Sonja. May every thing go well with the birth! Cannot wait to meet your little captain.

 

A boy is a magical creature – you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can’t lock him out of your heart. – Allan Beck

 

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Wedding of Alistair and Lindsay

The  10 April 2016 was a day destined for Alistair and Lindsay to get married.  From the beauty surrounding us all, to the picture perfect day, everything flowed so magically.

I want to say a very big thank you to both Alistair and Lindsay for the wonderful opportunity to take photos of your special day. May God richly bless and keep you and may your hearts be forever joined in love.

May your love and faith for each other always be immutable,

May it shine like a lighthouse for you even during the darkest nights,
May it help you overcome all the storms of life! (anonymous)

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Loans Family Shoot

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When I was approached recently to do a family shoot for Nikki and her family, I was tickled pink. It was to be my very first family photo shoot………… eeek!  Excitement and butterflies filled me. When the day finally dawned, my assistant and I headed out to Noordhoek Common, to meet the family.

From the minute they arrived, I felt  peace wash over me. The family has such a warm, gentle spirit and they are such naturals when it comes to photography and it was a breeze.

Thank you Nikki for the wonderful opportunity – you are a blessed woman. May God watch over your family and may He lead and guide you always.

Family is forever

A family
is made of love and tears
laughter and years
It grows stronger
with the passing of time
More precious
with the making of memories
sometimes a family is made of ones
you don’t like for a while and fight with a lot
But you love them for a life time
Not in numbers but in its capacity to love
It’s the place you find
someone to encourage you
believe in you
Celebrate with you and comfort you
A family is where your heart
feels most at home because you’re
Always wanted always welcomed
Always needed
Always Loved
And always precious to everyone
So always love your family

Author: Crystal-Lynn Barringer

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Baby Yohlaka

 

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About a month ago, a beautiful boy and his mom paid me a visit.  It was such a fun morning getting to know mommy, as well as Yohlaka. I feel truly blessed to have met them both. May you be blessed as a family and may God lead  and keep you in His perfect care.

Once, a four year old boy asked his mother if God is real and if so why wasn’t he able to see Him anywhere. The mother replied that we cannot see God but we can feel him all around us, in trees, in animals in the air…just like love which we can’t see but it’s there. The little boy said: Mommy you are wrong. I Do see love. The mother asked: where can you see love my son? Mommy.. I can see love in your eyes…

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Baby Ben

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I was truly privileged to do a photo shoot of little Ben – baby of Tim and Amy Keller. It was such a pleasure, as Ben is one of the easiest little guys I have ever seen. Lovely mom Amy must have a special touch, but come to think of it, Amy is a teacher – so she has been blessed with a natural gift when it comes to children. I wish your family every blessing  for the years to come.

A Child’s Evening Hymn

I hear no voice, I feel no touch,
I see no glory bright;
But yet I know that God is near,
In darkness as in light.
God watches ever by my side,
And hears my whispered prayer:
A God of love for a little child
Both night and day does care.

— Anonymous

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